Tag: Local Products

“The future looks bright”

Mauricio Obarrio and Juan Peralta from Contain on Mallorca explain the ethos behind their sustainable lighting studio and their unique designs.

Giving Something Back to the Island

Marc Kuenzle from furniture store Casa Lima explains how his collection ‘Made in Mallorca’ consists of only sustainable materials.

The 4 ‘must-do’ local markets on Mallorca

It doesn’t get more local than at a traditional Mallorcan food market. Find out the top four that include artisan products made on the island.

Mediterranean furniture made on Mallorca

Designer Marlene Albadalejo from La Pecera in Mallorca creates stylish furniture designs that can be found all over the world.

Hand-made Baskets from Mallorca

Elisabeth Colom has created a timeless, sustainable and quality item. SANTAPALMA is not just a brand, but a philosophy of life dedicated to responsable consumption.

Creating a buzz on the island

Biel and Pau reveal their story of turning beekeeping, an almost extinct profession on Mallorca, into a succes with Mel Vici, their pure Mallorcan artisan honey.

4 Palma Food Markets You Need to Know About

Palma offers a selection of food markets where you can go for lunch or dinner, all of which guarantee a buzzy Spanish atmosphere and local produce.

Designer vineyard

Bodegas Ribas, one of the oldest in Mallorca, has redesigned its space, transforming itself into a wine lovers’ paradise, thanks to the work of Pritzker prizewinner, Rafael Moneo.

Mallorca in November

Mallorca in November is full of tradition and heritage, offering visitors a rich variety of local festivals and island delicacies.

East meets West in Santa Catalina

The Santa Catalina-based Oma Project offers an unusual art concept with a mix of Eastern and Western styles that is unique on Mallorca.

The art of Mallorcan weaving

Tomeu Perelló is passionate about keeping the art of Mallorcan weaving alive through organising projects and seminars on his finca.

Textile, clay & big dreams

A German-American couple quit their jobs in New York to start from scratch in Santa Catalina – with hand-dyed fabrics and ceramics.

Yuccs: Mallorca’s innovative shoe

The shoe company Yuccs is bringing Slow Fashion made on Mallorca to Europe. Founder Pablo Mas talks about the “most comfortable shoe in the world”.

The essence of good taste

Uta Werner from the Son Moragues estate – home to Mallorca’s most traditional olive-growing -explains the secrets behind creating liquid gold.

Macià Batle winemakers

The family-run Macià Batle winery uses traditional grape growing and winemaking techniques to produce Mallorcan wines of the finest quality and character.

Margarita Payeras’ sustainable swimwear

Designer Margarita Payeras’ Suro is a swimwear brand that uses recycled fabrics from nylon fishing nets lost at sea to create luxury swimwear and bikinis.

Bodega Can Axartell

The journey the humble grape must make to become great wine is a long and delicate one. It takes principles, patience, expertise, and most of all, respect. Bodega Can Axartell understands this,…

Casa Lima: artisanal design for beautiful homes

Uniqueness. This is the magic ingredient most of us desire in our homes. We want to surround ourselves with objects that delight, that spark joy, that make us happy because they reflect…

Bodegas Xaloc

Bodegas Xaloc makes incredible award-winning wine in the beautiful setting of North Mallorca. Visit the vineyard yourself to sample the wine and delicious local tapas.

Isabel Guarch: handmade, artisanal jewellery

Truly precious, the jewellery of Isabel Guarch thoroughly seduces with its sophistication and stunning attention to detail.

Estilo Sant Feliu

A browse around one of the Estilo Sant Feliu stores in Palma or Sóller is a treat – the perfect place to find a keepsake for your home or gorgeous gift.

Superb-quality ecological Mallorcan wines

You love nature, admire equestrian excellence and like wine. Then you’ll adore Es Fangar – the huge eco finca straddling Manacor and Felanitx.

Modern-day plan to save the magic of Son Moragues

An irresistible tale of history, fable and age-old farming traditions, Son Moragues is a 700 year-old estate in Valldemossa being preserved for the future.

Jouells: jewellery set in Mallorcan tradition

María José Castellví collects, repurposes, and recreates contemporary takes on traditional Mallorcan jewellery. Book ahead to visit her showroom in Palma.

Mallorca’s premium artisanal cheese

There are only three cow cheese producers on Mallorca and of those Formatges Burguera is the only one making cheese using milk from their own cows.

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, publisher and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She started abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

Her website helencummins.com is a compilation of all the things she values since moving to the island, running hc/ Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Luxury Living is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire people to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks businesses and places that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.

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